secondary color

noun

Definition of secondary color

: a color formed by mixing two primary colors in equal or equivalent quantities

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First Known Use of secondary color

1831


SECONDARY COLOR Defined for English Language Learners

secondary color

noun

Definition of secondary color for English Language Learners

  • : a color (such as green, orange, or purple) that is formed by mixing two primary colors


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secondary color

noun

medical Definition of secondary color

: a color formed by mixing primary colors in equal or equivalent quantities

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